Aki Karjalainen

MENTOR

Sports, Health, Wellness Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences University of Jyväskylä

Aki Karjalainen has over 10 years experience in business, new technologies and products, specially in the field of sports, health technology, and wellness industry.

Currently Aki is developing new processes for knowledge transfer, creating new business and product concepts, and international collaboration in the University of Jyväskylä. He is also consulting start-up companies and organisations on business development, growth related issues (funding, road-maps, etc.), and project management.

Aki has over 15 years of basketball coaching experience from junior national teams, mens championship league and 1st division, and junior championship leagues. He is also experienced in sports coach education development, sports academy and high-performance center development.